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IAN THOMSEN'S: 2011 NBA MOCK DRAFT
IAN THOMSEN
June 20, 2011
A weak draft grew weaker when several top prospects stayed in school rather than risk coming out before a lockout. But there's still enough talent in the class of 2011 to make a few talent evaluators look like geniuses—at least by 2015, when many of these raw prospects will have adapted to the pro game
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June 20, 2011

Ian Thomsen's: 2011 Nba Mock Draft

A weak draft grew weaker when several top prospects stayed in school rather than risk coming out before a lockout. But there's still enough talent in the class of 2011 to make a few talent evaluators look like geniuses—at least by 2015, when many of these raw prospects will have adapted to the pro game

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TRAIL BLAZERS

TYLER HONEYCUTT

UCLA // SF

Honeycutt fancies himself the second coming of Tayshaun Prince, but the 6'8" 187-pounder first needs to improve his strength and his shooting (12.8 ppg, 40.6% FG as a sophomore last season).

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NUGGETS

MARSHON BROOKS

PROVIDENCE // SG

Denver is excellent in player development, and Brooks is a 6'5" scorer (24.6 ppg as a senior) who, despite a negative assist-to-turnover ratio, should fit nicely in George Karl's rotation.

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